Maggie Love Harris – 6-12-2017

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memorial page for 

Maggie Love Harris

March 7, 1924
~ May 31, 2017



Monday - June 12, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
243 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Monday - June 12, 2017
11:00 AM
Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
243 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

White Ridge Cemetery
Eatontown, NJ

Mrs. Maggie Love Harris known to most as Aunt Maggie, was born in Henderson, NC on March 7, 1924.  She was the daughter of the late James (August 1956) and Molly Love (August 1971).  She was the youngest of four children and the only girl.  Her brothers Edward, Willie and John are all deceased. 

Maggie was educated up to the 7th grade in North Carolina.  She was married to Monroe Harris January 29, 1944. Monroe died December 18, 1946.  There was one child from their union, Ralph Edward Harris.  Maggie moved to Asbury Park, NJ in August of 1962.  She worked as a domestic in the south during her youth but after moving north, she worked at Star Laundry in Long Branch, NJ.

Maggie had a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh.  She loved to cook comfort food and entertain family and friends.

She leaves to mourn her loss her son Ralph Harris of Asbury Park, NJ; her grandchildren Tyron Harris of Asbury Park, NJ and Athena Harris of Raleigh, NC and five great-grand children.  She raised many family members who loved her dearly and will also mourn her loss: Betty Jean, Crystal and Frederick Henderson as well as Shauntay Williams all of Reading, PA.  Four generations of nieces and nephews from various parts of the United States will cherish Aunt Maggie's memory.


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